London

The Travel Journo shares the latest posts on London life, covering food, entertainment, events and travel.

A cocktail night @ 155 Bar & Kitchen, Clerkenwell with About Time Magazine

A cocktail night @ 155 Bar & Kitchen, Clerkenwell with About Time Magazine

It’s been a busy few months to say the least. So this post about a cocktail evening at 155 Bar & Kitchen with About …
Matilda themed afternoon tea & Matilda the Musical @ the Cambridge Theatre

Matilda themed afternoon tea & Matilda the Musical @ the Cambridge Theatre

Food is absolutely everywhere in Roald Dahl’s stories, from enchanted sweets and rivers of chocolate, to giant, fibrous fruits. Anyone who’s read, …
Carsten Höller, ‘Decision’ @ the Hayward Gallery

Carsten Höller, ‘Decision’ @ the Hayward Gallery

Sophia visits The Southbank Centre to see Carsten Höller, ‘Decision’ – the Belgian artist’s largest UK exhibition to date… Before arriving at the …
Scotch & Soda at London Wonderground: Kooky Acrobats & Beatnik Jazz

Scotch & Soda at London Wonderground: Kooky Acrobats & Beatnik Jazz

We head to the Southank to review Scotch and Soda at London Wonderground…  If you picked up TimeOut London this week, you may have …
Quirky London: Afternoon Tea on The Airbnb Floating House

Quirky London: Afternoon Tea on The Airbnb Floating House

It’s been a funny old week for crazy pop-ups. You know you’re in London when you see a floating house on the …
Quirky London: The IKEA Breakfast in Bed Cafe & How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Quirky London: The IKEA Breakfast in Bed Cafe & How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

I had a booking for this on Monday. I was going to get out of bed, get on the tube to East London and …
Your Guide to Polo Lingo for this year’s Polo in the Park

Your Guide to Polo Lingo for this year’s Polo in the Park

If you’re heading to watch this year’s Polo in the Park yet the thought of polo conversation leaves you nervously running to …
Friday Night Flicks! The Charlotte Street Hotel Film & Dinner Club

Friday Night Flicks! The Charlotte Street Hotel Film & Dinner Club

If you’re looking to add an elegant twist to your usual movie date night, it’s all about the hotel film and dinner …
Chocolate Ecstasy Tours: A Cocoa & Coffee Pilgrimage of Notting Hill

Chocolate Ecstasy Tours: A Cocoa & Coffee Pilgrimage of Notting Hill

They had me on the word chocolate, but when I heard that Chocolate Ecstasy Tours’ Notting Hill tour also included a discovery of the …
Do Look Down! A Bird’s Eye View of the London Marathon from the Tower Bridge Glass Floor

Do Look Down! A Bird’s Eye View of the London Marathon from the Tower Bridge Glass Floor

When Tower Bridge launched a competition via twitter on Friday to watch the London Marathon from the famous Tower Bridge Glass Floor, I replied …
Seasonal Flavours at The Lido Cafe, Brockwell Park

Seasonal Flavours at The Lido Cafe, Brockwell Park

I do enjoy a night out that doesn’t involve getting on a tube or bus. So a fresh and breezy 25 minute walk from …
In search of Tranquility at Re:SPA, Canary Wharf

In search of Tranquility at Re:SPA, Canary Wharf

Those who work in the city may well know the Reebok Sports Club,  a luxury health club that sits in the heart of Canary …
Hotel: The Amba Hotel, Charing Cross

Hotel: The Amba Hotel, Charing Cross

If you need a place to stay in Central London, it doesn’t get much better than Amba Hotel Charing Cross. Placed directly above …
Threadneedles Hotel: Great Britons Afternoon Tea

Threadneedles Hotel: Great Britons Afternoon Tea

The 24th of last month marked 50 years since the death of Winston Churchill. So it seemed rather fitting to tell you about an afternoon …
Cereal Killer Cafe: Getting Nostalgic over Breakfast

Cereal Killer Cafe: Getting Nostalgic over Breakfast

My earliest memory of getting excited about cereal was aged around six, when I insisted on keeping my ear to my bowl of crackling …
Delicious Med Flavours at Megan’s Cafe

Delicious Med Flavours at Megan’s Cafe

Megans is everything I love in a café. It’s cute and pretty with shabby farmhouse-style furniture. It has a fabulous courtyard out the …
Toto’s Italian restaurant: Elegant food and incredible wine

Toto’s Italian restaurant: Elegant food and incredible wine

Food and wine can be a match made in heaven. But sometimes, we overlook the importance of the wine bit by the showstopper, the …
The Hospital Club launches h.Club Bedrooms

The Hospital Club launches h.Club Bedrooms

The highly-sought after Hospital Club has now become something of a boutique hotel. So if you’re lucky enough to check into one of …
London Winter Run 2015: I did it!

London Winter Run 2015: I did it!

As I watch my chicken roasting in the oven and sip on a glass of red (oh that feels good), standing on the Victoria …
Breakfast at the Hospital Club, Covent Garden

Breakfast at the Hospital Club, Covent Garden

The Hospital Club, a hub for creatives in the heart of London, have just launched an exciting new breakfast menu which I was invited …